16 million plus children live in poverty, the most since 1962. Shameful. And these are kids we expect to achieve on standardized tests upon which teacher jobs will be decided. Is this completely upside down wrong, or what? How is anyone helped by existing policies?
Poor, Homeless Students Living Out Of Cars As Childhood Poverty Climbs (VIDEO)
More than 16 million children now live in poverty in the United States, the highest number since 1962. In all, 19.8 percent of school children were living in poverty in 2010, and childhood poverty rates increased significantly in one of every five U.S. counties between 2007 and 2010, according to a…